Watch and chat with others on YouTube using live streams and Premieres.
- Live streams let you watch media that’s broadcasted in real-time with others from YouTube.
- Premieres let you watch a new video with creators and their community in real-time.
Find and watch live streams and Premieres
To browse upcoming and current live streams and Premieres:
- Open the YouTube app.
- From the bottom, tap Explore.
- From the top, tap the Live destination.
Tip: Get a notification when a live stream or Premiere goes live by tapping it and then Set reminder.
Find and watch live stream replays
Once a live stream is over, a channel may post highlights or a replay of the stream on their channel. Highlights and replays show up as videos on their channel.
The channel may choose to show a replay of the live chat too.
Chat with others
While watching a live stream or Premiere, you can engage with others by sending messages in live chat. Remember to follow YouTube’s Community Guidelines and guidelines for staying safe in live streams.
Some live chats give you the option to support creators by sending them a Super Chat or Super Stickers.
Super Chat and Super Stickers let viewers to purchase brightly colored, pinned chat messages and stickers during live streams and Premieres.